FTM April 2014 Americas Edition


This month’s Application Spotlight is Lighting Technology. Featured Articles from: JST: Sub-Miniature Connectors for All Your LED Light Application Needs! TE Connectivity: Better Just Got Smaller. LUMAWISE LED Holders. International Rectifier: New Versatile IRS2983SPBF LEDrivIR™ Control IC Vishay: Composite-Coupled Inductors Built on IHLP® Technology Stay up to date! Sign up to be notified when our […]

TE Connectivity – Fast & Low Cost Surface Mount Assembly for Solid State Lighting


Inverted Thru Board Card Edge and Poke-In Connector Platform Provide a direct power connection between driver boards located on the underside of LED array boards Minimize LED light obstruction and shadowing with low profile connector design

TE Connectivity – 2213362-1/2/3/4 and 2213365-1: ANSI C136.41 Compliant Dimming Receptacle


TE Connectivity’s ANSI C136.41 compliant dimming receptacle and spring leaf contacts provide an electrical and mechanical interconnection between an ANSI C136.41-2013 photo control cell and luminaire. Ideal for outdoor commercial and utility lighting, the ANSI C136.41 compliant dimming receptacle is available with two or four dimming contacts to support either 0 to 10 VDC dimming […]

TE Connectivity – 2154829-1/2/3: Bring Power to LED Aluminum Clad Boards with High Power Inverted Thru Board SMT Connector


TE Connectivity’s High Power Inverted Thru Board SMT Connector, available in 2, 3 and 4 positions, bringing power to LED aluminum clad boards from the underside of the printed circuit board. The mating Economy Power II (EP II) plug connectors, based on a 0.156” (3.96mm) pitch, are rated for 600VAC up to 7A and accept […]

TE Connectivity – RTX Relay: Save Both Energy and Space While Handling Peak In-Rush Currents up to 320A with TE Connectivity’s RTX Relays


TE’s RTX relay is specifically developed to meet the requirements of IEC 60669-1, a standard characterized by high in-rush currents and make/break capacities up to 16A/250VAC. Requirements for this switching capability may be found in lighting controls, home automation systems and similar applications. The in-rush capability of this 1 form A (NO) relay is achieved […]

TE Connectivity – Current Sensing Resistors Deliver Solutions Over Wide Resistance, Power and Size Ranges


When designing power supplies and regulated battery circuits, the aim is to eliminate the risk of short circuits or overcurrent conditions which are likely to damage other components. TE Connectivity’s current sense resistors are a simple and economic solution. What is a Current Sensing Resistor? Current sensing products are established industry favorites among resistive products which, as with most common passive products, […]

TE Connectivity – CPC series: UV Resistant Sealed Circular Plastic Connectors Save Cost, Complexity and Space


The TE Connectivity UV resistant sealed Circular Plastic Connector (CPC) series uses UL F1-rated resin meeting industry standards for long term UV exposure, minimizing degradation of parts that are installed outdoors and saving the costs of frequently replacing UV degraded components. In addition, the connectors are sealed to IP67 and require no supplementary enclosure to […]

TE Connectivity – Splashproof Micro USB 2.0 Connector from TE Connectivity


    Splashproof Micro USB 2.0 Connector – Seal against moisture & debris Ruggedized molded connector interface provides complete seal • Provides protection against water and dust ingress to allow end-application rating up to IP54 • Conforms to the micro USB 2.0 performance specifi cation • Mates with standard micro USB 2.0 B type receptacles […]

TE Connectivity – High Speed Backplane Board-to-board Connectors


    TE Connectivity o‹ffers a broad portfolio of high-speed, high-performance backplane connectors and cable assemblies for aggregate data rates greater than 100 GB/s (up to 40 GB/s per differential pair). • Enables orthogonal and cabled backplane architectures • Reduced connector noise and insertion loss • Optimized PCB footprints FEATURES • Impact Connector | Data […]